Curricula


Sustainability Curricula at ISU

Starting in Fall 2014, ISU students can graduate with a minor in Sustainability! A recent Arizona State University study indicates that 65% of small business employers and 87% of large business employers look favorably on sustainability training when making hiring decisions. Sustainability not only encompasses a multidisciplinary perspective to solve problems from local to global scales, but also teaches the critical and systemic thinking skills that apply to myriad fields of study.

* = Offered irregularly


 Sustainability Minor (16 credits)

Other Sustainability Courses
Entry Course (4 credits)
ENVI 110    Intro to Environmental Science (3 credits)
ENVI 110L  Intro to Environmental Science Lab (1 credit)
The following courses are not counted as part of a minor,
but have strong sustainability learning outcomes and may
become a part of a future major in sustainability:

ECON 103   Economic Perspectives on Environmental
                  Problems (3 credits)
HRD 335     Technology and International Development
                  (3 credits)

IAD  360     Sustainable Practices (3 credits)*
PHIL 253    Environmental Ethics (3 credits)
PKG 381     Environmental Issues in Packaging
                  (Prerequisite:  Junior standing or consent from
                  the instructor) (3 credits)
PSY 270     Social Psychology (3 credits)
PSY 485     Psychology & Society (Prerequisites: 
                  PSY 101, 201)
(3 credits)*
 
Capstone Course (3 credits)
ENVI 460    Conservation & Sustainability of
                  Natural Resources
(3 credits)
Electives (Choose 3)
AHS 210     Principles of Environmental Health (3 credits)
AHS 220     Public Health Concepts
(3 credits)
AHS 352     Environmental Laws & Administration (3 credits)
AHS 356     Water & Environment (3 credits)
AHS 360     Epidemiology (3 credits)
AHS 377     Environmental Field Sampling (3 credits) AND
AHS 377L   Environmental Field Sampling/ Lab (1 credit)
AHS 415     Toxicology (3 credits)
AHS 437     Pollution Prevention & Control Technology
                  (3 credits)

AHS 453
    Air Quality (3 credits)
AHS 457     Food Production
(3 credits)
BIO 426      Ornithology (3 credits)
BIO 427      Plant Taxonomy (3 credits) AND*
BIO 427L    Plant Taxonomy Lab (1 credit)*
BIO 428      Mammalogy (3 credits) AND
BIO 428L
   Mammalogy Lab (1 credit)
BIO 450      Advanced Ecology (3 credits)
BIO 455      Humans and the World Environment (3 credits)
BIO 491      Freshwater Biology (3 credits)
BIO 491L    Freshwater Biology Lab (1 credit)

CNST 213   Environmental & Mechanical Systems for
                  Buildings (3 credits)

ECON 303   Environmental Economics (3 credits)
ENVI 130
    World Cultures and Environments (3 credits)
ENVI 356    Water & Environmental Health (3 credits)
ENVI 419    Global Geography (3 credits)
ENVI 420    Urban Geography (3 credits)
ENVI 440    Human Ecology (3 credits)
ENVI 456    Lakes and Wetlands (3 credits)
ENVI 462    Ethics and the Environment (3 credits)

ENVI 471    Quarternary Paleoecology (3 credits) 
PSY 350     Environmental Psychology (3 credits)
RCSM 345  Advanced Topics in Public Relations &
                  Park Administration (3 credits)

RCSM 361  Introduction to Outdoor Education (3 credits)
SOC 324     Population Problems